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  • Singapore DUCK Tour

    1. Singapore DUCK Tour

    Board a refurbished World War II amphibious vehicle from Vietnam and depart from Suntec City to make a splash in Marina Bay. See the sights of Singapore from a different perspective as you make your way around the city on land and in the sea. Get stunning views of the urban skyline and marvel at iconic landmarks, such as Marina Bay Sands, Gardens by the Bay, the Esplanade Theater, and magnificent statue of the Merlion, the official mascot of Singapore. Waddle back onto land and drive past the Singapore Flyer and into the Civic District. See the steps of the Old Supreme Court, where the British surrendered to the imperial Japanese army during World War II. Continue past the War Memorial Park, paying tribute to those who gave their lives during the Japanese occupation. End with a good luck loop around the world’s largest water fountain at Suntec City, named the Fountain of Wealth.

    It was great, nice sight seeing, very helpful and kind staff. It is a guided tour,whivh is great. Only because of the motor noise I could hear half of what he said. But i would recommended it, I had a great time.

  • Sentosa: Trick Eye Museum Entrance Ticket

    2. Sentosa: Trick Eye Museum Entrance Ticket

    The Trick Eye Museum brings to the public an amazing experience where art and technology are merged to create artistic works. Play, take pictures, touch and listen and interact with every single artistic piece or installation.  Experience more than 80 optical illusions to trick your senses, play and capture with your camera. Encounter 6 different themed galleries that represent worlds of fantasy, adventure, mystery and romance. Find and explore 2D and 3D printings, paintings on walls, floors and ceilings that will leave you astonished with their bizarre illusions and transformations.

    I ❤ the place!! It's recommended for people who love ART & enjoy taking creative photographs. I would definitely come to visit again with my family for Another round of Fun!!

  • Singapore: Big Bus Open-Top Hop-on Hop-off Sightseeing Tour

    3. Singapore: Big Bus Open-Top Hop-on Hop-off Sightseeing Tour

    Grab a seat with the best views from an open-top double-decker bus and enjoy sightseeing at your own pace. See something interesting? Simply hop off and explore. Return to the same bus stop and hop on to the next bus to continue your tour. Your ticket gives you access to 6 routes, 3 Hop-on Hop-off routes and 3 attraction shuttles. It is not only the most comprehensive touring system in Singapore but also a transport network that links you from hotels to key landmarks and attractions. Cruise through Singapore and learn about the Lion City. For cultural and ethnic discoveries, visit the 3 ethnic districts of Singapore, Chinatown, Little India, and Kampong Glam (the Arab enclave). You will find pre-World War II conserved shophouses, Buddhist and Hindu temples, and traditional trades and handicrafts. Don’t forget to check out the glamorous and glitzy locations where hit movie Crazy Rich As...

    it was very helpful for people who travel for first time, they take you the most important places to go.

  • Singapore: Marina Bay Sands Skip-the-Ticket-Line E-Ticket

    4. Singapore: Marina Bay Sands Skip-the-Ticket-Line E-Ticket

    Save precious time with a skip-the-line entrance ticket to the Observation Deck at Marina Bay Sands SkyPark on the 57th floor of one of Singapore's most iconic buildings. Gaze in awe at the panoramic vistas overlooking Marina Bay and see the world-class skyline from above. Go to the vertical gardens of the Supertree Grove, where 162,900 tropical plants cover the tree-like structures of the nature park. Experience the city sights like a bird from 200 meters above street level as you stand on the platform designed by the visionary architect, Moshe Safdie, built on top of 3 hotel towers in the Bayfront area. Look across the blue waters of the Malay Peninsula during the day or experience the city's spectacular night lights after dark. Benefit from an open-ended ticket that can be redeemed up to 6 months after date of issuance.

    Cannot describe the feeling you get standing at top of this iconic structure. The views are incredible

  • Singapore: Battlebox Story of Strategy and Surrender Tour

    5. Singapore: Battlebox Story of Strategy and Surrender Tour

    Journey back to a fateful February morning in 1942 when surrender stared the British, Australian and Indian Army commanders in the face after 70 days of brutal fighting in Malaya and Singapore. Once known as an “impregnable fortress” of the British Empire, Singapore was about to fall. Enter the Battlebox command center and investigate the momentous decision to surrender the city to the Japanese, marking the beginning of the end of the British Empire and the start of Singapore's darkest chapter. Take an English-language guided tour of the museum to learn the causes behind “the worst disaster and largest capitulation in British history.”  

    Very informative and good format where get a summary and can then revisit rooms of interest.

  • Singapore: ArtScience Museum Entry Ticket

    6. Singapore: ArtScience Museum Entry Ticket

    Explore the beautiful lotus-shaped building at Marina Bay Sands and discover the world's first ArtScience Museum. Explore the creative process at the heart of art, science, technology and culture in 21 gallery spaces. See an array of exhibitions, events, performances and educational activities that explore the relationship between art and science. Enter a futuristic world of high-tech art at Future World, a collaboration with the Japanese art collective, teamLab. Be amazed as art, science, magic and metaphor are brought together through an array of advanced digital installations. Venture beyond the boundaries of the physical at Digital Light Canvas. Marvel as shoals of fish gather beneath you or paint your own calligraphic piece of art with your footsteps as flowers blossom to life.

    Wonderful experience. Celebrating my 60th birthday with my wife. I will certainly recommend & return for another visit. Thank you

  • Singapore: Marina Bay 2-Hour Mini Segway Tour

    7. Singapore: Marina Bay 2-Hour Mini Segway Tour

    Climb aboard a mini Segway and learn how to operate the personal transporter to glide with ease to some of Singapore's best viewing points in the Marina Bay area. See the state-of-the-art Singapore Sports Hub and continue towards the iconic Marina Bay Sands resort. Get amazing views of some of the most famous landmarks, including the National Indoor Stadium, Tanjong Rhu Bridge and Geylang Park Connector connecting Gardens by the Bay to Tanjong Rhu Promenade. Glide to the less-frequented Bay East Garden, admire the Marina Barrage dam and cruise by The Esplanade. See the giant Ferris wheel known as the Singapore Flyer up close. Take stunning photos with the help of your guides and at no additional cost. Enjoy the breeze as you hear interesting stories about the culture of Singapore along the way.

    The Segway tour was easy to book on line and meeting instructions very clear. Josh was our tour guide and we had a great time. Due to Coronavirus restrictions on travel Singapore pretty quiet so there were just the two of us on the tour. Josh took a short video of us and plenty of pictures incorporating some of the famous sites. There was no extra charge for this and the pictures are great. Found mini Segway easier to handle than the larger Segway I have used before. Overall a great tour and well worth the money.

  • Go Singapore All-Inclusive City Pass with 35+ Attractions

    8. Go Singapore All-Inclusive City Pass with 35+ Attractions

    Discover over 35 top Singapore attractions and save up to 35% compared to gate prices with the Go Singapore All-Inclusive City Pass. Choose a 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, or 7-day pass and tick off Singapore’s best sights as you go. Hop on and off an open-top bus tour, glide down the Singapore River on a sightseeing cruise, enjoy a tour of Sentosa Island, and more. Enjoy one premium attraction choice between Universal Studios Singapore, the AJ Hackett Sentosa Giant Swing and Skybridge, and more. The more you see, the more you save. When you visit each location with your Go Singapore Pass, the admission has already been taken care of. Follow the instructions in the digital guidebook and present your Go Singapore digital pass to enter. Save on the cost of admission fees you’d pay if you purchased your Singapore attraction tickets individually at each location. Your choice of one premium attra...

  • Singapore Chinatown Night Tour: Dinner, Trishaw & Boat Ride

    9. Singapore Chinatown Night Tour: Dinner, Trishaw & Boat Ride

    Chinatown has also come a long way since the early days when Chinese immigrants made this enclave their home. Filled with a sprawling myriad of shops and eateries, bustling with colourful and exciting activities set against a backdrop of rich history and heritage, Chinatown is not to be missed especially in the evening when everything really comes alive. At a Chinese Medical Hall, learn how Traditional Chinese Medicine helps to regulate your Yin and Yang. From ancient days till modern times, the Chinese have continue with herbs and practices like acupuncture, moxibustion, tai chi and tui na to stay healthy. After dinner at a local Chinese restaurant, wander along the narrow lanes of the Night Market and test your bargaining skills against street vendors selling anything from souvenirs to leather goods.  The highlight of the evening is a trishaw ride that takes you through the alleyway...

    Overall a very good trip. However the hotel restaurant wasn’t what we expected. It was a Chinatown experience, and that wasn’t it.

  • Singapore: Historical Waterway Game Quest & Self-Guide Tour

    10. Singapore: Historical Waterway Game Quest & Self-Guide Tour

    Be led on an exciting self-guided tour around Singapore and its river while playing a mobile-based quest with your friends and family. Solve the case of a mysterious murder while exploring beautiful scenery and famous landmarks. Download the app, go to the starting point, and begin the adventure. Follow clues as you walk past popular city sites like The Fullerton Hotel and Victoria Theatre and Concert Hall. Unlock secrets about the places you visit as you solve puzzles and guess the answers. Admire the stunning murals of the Coleman Bridge, see one of the tallest skyscrapers at Raffles Place, and discover where creativity meets history at The Arts House. Use the clues to lead you from one site to another. Each clue provides you with exact directions so you won't need a map, GPS, or guide. Complete the tour in about 1.5 hours, however, there’s no time limit, allowing you to go at your ...

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4.7 / 5

based on 547 reviews

I ❤ the place!! It's recommended for people who love ART & enjoy taking creative photographs. I would definitely come to visit again with my family for Another round of Fun!!

The place is very well preserved, and the guide very informative. You get a real sense of the situation in WW2. Highly recommended.

Wonderful experience. Celebrating my 60th birthday with my wife. I will certainly recommend & return for another visit. Thank you

Really enjoyed the tour, found it super interesting with an engaging tour guide so definitely recommend a visit.

Very informative and good format where get a summary and can then revisit rooms of interest.